Coming to the U.S. To Do Business – A Silicon Valley Lawyer’s Overview

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2 pm  T  7/29


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Second Responders      $10 plus  Eventbrite fees

Third Responders          $15 plus  Eventbrite fees

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Globalization permeates the fabric and culture of Silicon Valley.  However, international entrepreneurs and startups seeking to enter the U.S. market and establish a base in Silicon Valley face a number of logistical,  practical, and legal issues.

Our speaker will provide an overview of  the U.S. legal system, legal structures for foreign companies setting up a U.S. presence, and practical legal considerations of setting up in the U.S. - including hiring employees, raising capital and protecting intellectual property.

International entrepreneurs, tech professionals, and investors are encouraged to attend.  Please come with your questions and concerns.



Agenda

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Check In,  Food,  Networking Reception

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Presentation,  Q & A

8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   More Q & A,  More Networking



About Our Speaker:



E. Thom (Todd) Rumberger Jr. is a partner and corporate lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP where he focuses his practice on private equity, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital, and Internet, software, telecommunications, digital media and financial services companies through all stages of their growth. He is vice chair of the firm’s Private Equity & Venture Capital Practice and is a member of the Transactional & Securities Practice and Technology Industry Team. 

Mr. Rumberger counsels his corporate clients, ranging from start-up, emerging growth stage and venture backed, to public domestic and foreign companies, on a wide variety of matters ranging from formation, capitalization, key executive employment and general employment issues, and corporate governance, to early (convertible debt and seed preferred) and later stage venture capital, debt and public equity financings and offerings, strategic partner, reseller, and similar commercial agreements. In addition, he has broad transactional experience representing public and private company, and private equity, buyers and sellers involved in mergers and acquisitions and financings. Additionally, Mr. Rumberger works with foreign startup and growth stage companies in establishing a presence in the U.S. 





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  • rudi l.

    I'm glad I didn't miss this event. Todd's presentation was very informative and useful. Rob, once again, organized a top notch Meetup.

    August 3

  • Nick H.

    Is my first time in the Bay Area and misjudged travel time, so didn't make this meetup. Will any material be made available online?

    July 30, 2014

    • Elisa B.

      You did not miss judge it. Last night was horrible.

      July 30, 2014

  • Elisa B.

    I could not make it to the meeting after realizing the traffic from Marin was stand still on the Golden Gate Bridge! I had to turn around. Very sorry I miss judged it. If anyone is looking to place for a job or has a job needing to be filled--please think of me. I am a driven recruiting with a great track record.

    1 · July 30, 2014

  • Arthur

    Excellent and informative meeting.

    July 29, 2014

  • Arthur

    Excellent and informative meeting.

    July 29, 2014

  • Rob

    Just a friendly reminder......

    There is a cover charge for this event.

    A "YES" RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your reservation.

    In order to attend, you must register and pay here:

    http://www.eventbrite.com/e/coming-to-the-us-to-do-business-a-silicon-valley-lawyers-overview-tickets-12323468827
    The cut off time to register and pay online is:

    2 pm T 7/29

    Take advantage of early responder pricing!

    Slots are limited. First come, first served!

    First Responders $5 plus Eventbrite fees

    Second Responders $10 plus Eventbrite fees

    Third Responders $15 plus Eventbrite fees

    Please bring a printed copy of your ticket to the event.

    Or pay at the door:

    $20 (cash)

    July 28, 2014

  • Mimi W.

    Love to learn and meet smart people. I can be reached at[masked]-3808. Thank you.

    July 26, 2014

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